- Then follow “From South Jersey” directions above.
The closest airport to Sandy Hook is Newark Liberty Airport
approximately 40 miles from the park entrance.
* New Jersey Transit Bus 834 stops near the park entrance. Phone
1-800-772-2222 for schedule.
* Academy Lines bus service operates direct from New York City to
Highlands. Phone 732-291-1300 or 1-800-242-1339 for schedule.
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the NJ Transit website
Click here for
the Academy Bus website
* New Jersey Transit's North Jersey Coast Line to Red Bank, then NJT
Bus 834 to Highlands. Buses drop off at or near entrance to Sandy
Hook - no transportation into the park. Phone 1-800-772-2222.
* Year Round Ferry Service to Highlands:
Seastreak (1-800-BOATRIDE) provides daily ferry service year
around between Manhattan (Pier 11 & East 35th Street) and Highlands,
NJ. It is about 3 miles from the Seastreak Highlands ferry stop to
* Summer Direct Service to Sandy
Hook: Beginning Memorial Day
Weekend, Seastreak provides direct service to Sandy Hook from Manhattan
(Pier 11 and East 35th Street) daily
with shuttle bus service from the Fort Hancock Ferry Landing to
North Beach, Gunnison Beach and Beach Area E.
Beginning June 30th NY Waterway provides direct service to Sandy
Hook from Manhattan (Pier 79 and World Financial Center). More
* Taxi service can provide service into the park by linking the bus
stop and ferry dock in Highlands, and the local train stations.